Potato 'Nicola'

A wonderful tasting waxy new potato which became one of our top favourites this year. It was heavy yielding and healthy and stored well for eating right throughout the summer. More
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A wonderful tasting waxy new potato which became one of our top favourites this year. It was heavy yielding and healthy and stored well for eating right throughout the summer.

Genus Solanum tuberosum
Variety Nicola
Group Second Early
Type Root crop
Common Name Potato
Soil Type Acid, Chalky, Sandy, Fertile, Alkaline, Clay, Neutral
Site Full Sun
Spacing Plant tubers 40cm (16in) apart with 45cm (18in) between rows.
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Chitting February-March, planting April-May.
Care Tips When the shoots first appear draw the earth from between the rows to cover them. This encourages underground shoots and more tubers. Add in lots of well rotted manure the previous autumn (not too fresh).
Harvesting Just over 4 months after planting (late June - August).
Cooking Notes For salad and boiling.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
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